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ERIC Number: ED359393
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Apr
Pages: 12
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Computers & Literacy: Curricula & Guides. General Adult Literacy Series. Revised.
BCEL Brief, n7 Apr 1993
This brief describes 23 computer-based adult literacy programs developed for instructional use in workplace and general literacy settings and 11 guides and research reports. Descriptions contain these types of information: area(s) taught or assessed; format; intended users; instructional objective(s); required hardware; cost; companion print materials; and source (name, address, and telephone number). The curricula and guides are divided into three types. The 10 work force/workplace literacy curricula are as follows: Basic Academic Skills for Employment; Aptitude Based and Interest Based Career Decision Tests; Reading in the Workplace, Math in the Workplace, and Solutions; Systems Approach for Workplace Literacy Assurance and Occupational Skills Analysis System; Education for Employment; Job-Trails; Mathkey; R.O.A.D. to Success; SkillWorks; and Workplace Literacy System. The 13 general curriculum/program development entries include the following: Autoskills Component Reading Subskills; BLS Tutorsystems; COMPRIS, INC.; Core Reading and Vocabulary Development Program; A Day in the Life...; Graffiti One, In the Print Shop, and Accent Improvement; Adult Literacy Word Processor; GOAL Series; MacEnglish; Pathfinder Learning System; Project STAR: Sequential Training for Adult Reading; Skill Bank Business Edition; and Interactive Modumath. The third section describes 11 resource guides, research reports, collected readings, and other guides. Descriptions discuss content, focuses, and findings on recommendations. Two articles: "The Case for Computers" (BCEL Newsletter, July 1985) and "Computer Update: Emerging Issues" (BCEL Newsletter, October 1989) are attached. (YLB)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Business Council for Effective Literacy, New York, NY.
Note: Revises ED 344 081.